Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team (3-0, 1-0), ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division II, pulled out another key road win with a 51-14 victory over Wingate (2-1, 0-1) in the South Atlantic Conference opener Saturday afternoon at Irwin Belk Stadium.

Lees-McRae sophomore Lena Langille tallied two goals on three shots leading the women’s soccer team to a 4-1 Conference Carolinas road win against Erskine Saturday afternoon in Due West, S.C.

Lees-McRae freshman Alexandria Flint climbed into the LMC record books when she completed the 5K in 19:49.55 at the Asheville XC Carnival Saturday morning in Swannanoa, N.C.

The Watauga High volleyball team earned a split on Saturday in a tri-match with Statesville and North Henderson at Lentz-Eggers Gym.

Goalkeeper Cristina Ceppi (Vienna,Va./James Madison) recorded a career high with 16 saves on Saturday, but it was for not as the Appalachian State University field hockey team (2-5, 0-1 NorPac) dropped a 10-1 match to Miami University at the Miami Field Hockey Turf in Oxford, OH.